Mike Utzinger


D. Michael Utzinger, Associate Professor

D. Michael Utzinger holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelors degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He has consulted on a number of LEED Gold, LEED Platinum and AIA Cote Top Ten buildings. He is an expert in net-zero building design. He is registered in Wisconsin as both an architect and an engineer. Most recently he worked with local architecture firm Kubala Washatko on the Aldo Leopold Legacy Center on achieving a LEED Platinum certification.

University of Wisconsin-Madison: M.S. in Engineering, 1979
University of Illinois-Urbana: B.Arch., 1973

Research Focus
Environmental Design

Arch 210 Introduction to Building Technologies
Arch 510 Structural Analysis / Design
Arch 521 Environmental Systems: Resources - Fluid Distribution Systems
Arch 723 Fundamentals in Ecological Architecture

Selected Work
"Sustainable Communities: Ecological Design of the 21st Century Suburb." Proceedings of the 17th National Passive Solar Conference. American Solar Conference. American Solar Energy Society. Newark, Delaware.
"Teaching Toplight Strategies in Daylighting Design." Proceedings of the 1992 Annual Conference of the American Solar Energy Society. American Solar Energy Society. Newark, Delaware.

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